Dr. Russell Dale discusses Autoantibodies in Childhood Encephalitis June 24, 2014

Dr. Russell Dale Associate Professor, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Sydney Medical School; Consultant Neurologist, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead The Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance hosted a series of Autoimmune Encephalitis awareness events at Duke University Medical Center, March 26 and 27, 2014.  International experts participated in grand rounds, lectures and panel discussions.  All of the educational videos […]

Texas Children’s Hospital sponsors “AE Family Day of Hope: Navigating Autoimmune Encephalitis” August 4, 2018

Texas Children’s Hospital’s “Annual Day of Hope” was well attended and a great success! Around 100 patients, family members, faculty and staff attended this event, lead by Eyal Muscal, MD, pediatric rheumatologist at TCH. Families mingled over lunch, children enjoyed creative activities and a talk was given by Dr. Muscal on the current status of […]

Texas Children’s Hospital sponsors AE Family Day of Hope July 11, 2018

We are excited to announce Texas Children’s Hospital’s upcoming “AE Family Day of Hope” on July 28, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Children are welcome and activities will be provided! This day will be filled with educational information from physicians, nurses and neuropsychologists, therapists and child life staff. This day has been organized to bring together […]

Families attend informational session at 2018 Florence Forth Weekend June 26, 2018

AE survivors and family members had a unique opportunity to ask questions of two physicians in the field during Florence Forth weekend.  Anusha Yeshokumar and Eliza Gordon-Lipkin were generous with their time and joined us by video conference. Their current interests are in many aspects of the disease, but a primary focus is long-term outcomes […]

AEA executive director speaks at University of Texas Medical Branch January 9, 2018

Autoimmune encephalitis was featured at a November 21, meeting of the Osler Club sponsored by the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch’s  (UTMB). Following a sit-down dinner, the 48 attendees, many of whom were physicians and physicians in training, filled the room to capacity for the program […]

Dr. Josep Dalmau Receives Prestigious Award for Research in Autoimmune Brain Disease November 6, 2017

Pioneer in the field of autoimmune encephalitis, Josep Dalmau was recently honored with the prestigious Rey Jaime I Award for medical research in a ceremony in Barcelona, Spain. His group’s achievements are in the area of autoimmune disorders that affect the brain, including the recognition of several new syndromes in autoimmune encephalitis. They are credited […]

Neurology conference includes special meeting on autoimmune neurology October 10, 2017

Well-known pioneer in the field of autoimmune encephalitis, Josep Dalmau, reported that interest in the emerging field of autoimmune neurology has increased enough to warrant its first focused section meeting at the annual American Academy of Neurology conference this year. He stated that ongoing studies are providing new information on the pathologic mechanisms of action […]

AEA co-sponsors physician education events in Los Angeles, CA September 19, 2017

AEA was honored to co-host two educational events in June, featuring one of the world’s foremost experts on autoimmune encephalitis, Dr. Sean Pittock. The events, including a dinner presentation and Grand Rounds, where held on June 12 and 13, in Los Angeles, California, and were co-sponsored by AEA, the Keck School of Medicine of University […]